[CentOS] Firewall for virtual machines

Kai Schaetzl maillists at conactive.com
Sun Dec 13 15:31:23 UTC 2009


Mhr wrote on Sat, 12 Dec 2009 12:09:17 -0800:

> Now you've sparked my curiosity - how is the XP firewall any better than ZA?

ZA is not just a firewall. Googling will tell you about the problems with it.

> 
> Also, in regard to other answers I've seen on the list, since I'm
> using NAT, isn't another firewall just a waste?

A host firewall can still help against threats from within the network. Also, 
the XP firewall takes little ressources.

Kai

-- 
Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
Get your web at Conactive Internet Services: http://www.conactive.com





More information about the CentOS mailing list